Hair stocks are my new favorite PS hack…

I have this project I’ve been working on for a few weeks now. It is a conceptual portrait commission for one of my clients. The goal of the image is to create something with the feeling of “The Dutch Masters”. Something with a painterly feel, but not necessarily with visible paint strokes. I finally got the image to a point where … Continue reading Hair stocks are my new favorite PS hack…

Pick a color palette, any color palette… (A trick for making all the colors in your composite match.)

This is possibly the single biggest question I get, outside of how to draw realistic shadows. How do I make the colors, on the different elements of my composite, match? This happens for a number of reasons: light source and white balance settings are the most common. If you are not able to photograph all the pieces … Continue reading Pick a color palette, any color palette… (A trick for making all the colors in your composite match.)